Election is Most-Tweeted U.S. Political Event Ever
Posted: 11/7/2012  |  By: Sam Youngman | Reuters
WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama called it - in less than 140 characters.

Around 11:15 pm EST (4:15 am GMT), just as the networks were beginning to call the race in his favor, Obama took to Twitter to proclaim himself the winner over Republican candidate Mitt Romney."

This happened because of you. Thank you," Obama tweeted.